Milton - Richard Carl Forney, 73, died peacefully Saturday August 19, 2017 at the VNA Respite House in Colchester.
Dick was born on September 28, 1943 in Danville, PA, the son of Carl and Helen ( Woll ) Forney.
He had worked as a Court Reporter in Washington DC and VT for most of his working career. He was very proud to work for the State of VT for 30 years and was well respected in that field. He belonged to a fellowship that was very near and dear to his heart, and was a member of the Franklin Lodge # 4 F&AM of St. Albans. Dick was a volunteer EMT for Milton Rescue for 10 years.
He also served in the Army National Guard and enjoyed riding his motorcycle with friends.
Richard was married to Linda Anne Williams on February 20, 1971.
In addition to Linda, Dick is survived by his daughter Kimberlee of Milton and his granddaughter Madison Terjelian and many cousins. He was predeceased by his son Larkin in 2013.
Memorials contributions in Richard’s memory may be made to Milton Rescue, 43 Bombardier Road, Milton, VT 05468 or your local animal shelter.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday August 30, 2017 at 2 pm in the Minor Funeral and Cremation Center in Milton. Friends may call on the family from Noon until the hour of the service.